Posts Tagged beam

shawn johnson

shawn was crazy easy to shoot.  i mean, most times i end up looking through the photos at the end of a shoot to see which ones are usable, then i make my selects from those.  but with shawn, every time the shutter opened it was a winner.  and that pretty much how it’s been for shawn lately – she just can’t stop winning.  she nailed down the gold on balance beam in the 2008 olympics in beijing (check out the standing backflip full twist at 2:07 – holy moly!) and just won dancing with the stars.  that’s pretty much a big deal.  especially when you have all that under your belt before 18.  when i was 18, i was living out of a VW bus eating little debbie snack cakes and drinking half-and-half out of the carton.

check shawn’s website HERE

and her twitter HERE

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olympian jessica lopez

jessica lopez has been a gymnast since she was 3 years old.  that’s insane.  i mean, when she was learning how to tumble, i was learning to color inside the lines.  but all that training has paid off and has given her a laundry list of achievements, including going to beijing for the 2008 olympics.  and my coloring still sucks.

check out some vids of jessica i google-lurked:  FLOOR ROUTINE, VAULT, BALANCE BEAM

in the gym

in the gym

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